Social Security Laws
Disabilities Covered by Social Security
Meeting precise requirements is key for successful disability claims in Farmington, Fayetteville, Springdale, Prairie Grove, Winslow and all of Arkansas
Disability laws are complex. It is important to understand that a knowledgeable attorney skilled in SSI disability knows how to increase your chances of collecting on your claim. With a skilled Fayetteville disability attorney by your side, you have a much better chance of having your claim approved. You cannot qualify for disability payments in Farmington, Fayetteville, Springdale, Prairie Grove, Winslow, or anywhere else in Arkansas simply by being unable to perform the duties of your old job or by virtue of your own definition of your disability. The Social Security Administration (SSA) is precise and specific in its descriptions of the impairments that qualify for disability.
What are the listed disabilities under disability laws?
To qualify for Social Security Disability benefits, you must have at least one of the conditions in the Listing of Impairments put out by the SSA. The SSA listing of covered disabilities for adults includes diseases and disorders in fourteen categories, as follows:
- Musculoskeletal system
- Special senses and speech
- Breathing disorders
- Heart and blood vessel disorders
- Digestive systems
- Genitourinary impairments
- Blood and lymphatic diseases
- Skin disorders
- Endocrine system
- Impairments that affect multiple body systems
- Mental disorders
- Malignant neoplastic diseases (cancer)
- Immune system disorders
Are there requirements for disability duration?
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